Are you looking to get your driveway or sidewalk shoveled but really don't want to leave the house? Well there's an app for that.
A Connecticut-based company is behind an application called SnoHub.
Think of it like the Uber of snow removal.
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"It's cashless, simple, and convenient. It's simply the best way to order snow clearing today," said SnoHub founder James Albis.
Here's how it works: A user downloads the app to their phone and gets paired with a contractor in the area who is offering shoveling services. A match is made and a time is set for snow removal. For some contractors it's a great way to make some extra money on those cold, snow days.
"I have two commercial parking lots I take care of. I can keep my phone on during the entire storm. I can take 15 minutes to go do a driveway that's five minutes away. I'll go, make a quick 50 bucks, then go back to my commercial obligations," said plow driver Christopher Jenkins.
Much like Uber, the rates do change on a storm-by-storm basis. Charges are based on things like the length of a driveway and just how much snow there is to remove.